2017 NPC Leadership Selected

Published online: Jan 13, 2017
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At the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2017 annual meeting Jan. 6-7 in San Francisco, Dwayne Weyers of Aspen Produce, LLC, in Center, Colo., was elected to serve as 2017 NPC president and to lead the council’s Executive committee. As president, Weyers will host the 2017 NPC Summer Meeting in Denver. The Executive Committee holds office for one calendar year. 

NPC delegates approved Daniel Chin of Klamath Falls, Ore., as the new vice president of the Grower and Public Relations Committee and Cully Easterday of Pasco, Wash., as first vice president and vice president of the Trade Affairs Committee. The other members approved include: Larry Alsum of Friesland, Wis., as vice president of the Finance and Office Procedures Committee; Dominic LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine, as vice president of the Environmental Affairs Committee; and Britt Raybould of St. Anthony, Idaho, as the vice president of the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee. Jim Tiede, the 2016 president, will continue to serve on the Executive Committee as immediate past president.